EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP)–A section of Interstate 70 in southwestern Illinois has been named in honor of former Congressman Jerry Costello.
CHICAGO (AP)–Federal prosecutors in Illinois and Indiana have announced the indictment on racketeering charges of eight members and associates of a street gang operating in the states.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A United Express flight from St. Louis to Chicago made an emergency landing in Peoria after the cabin lost air pressure.
The Galesburg Education Association contends that there is still an opportunity for teachers to get their way on a big remaining sticking point in what are largely considered stalled contract negotiations.
Farmers are keeping a close eye on their soybean crops after the discovery of “sudden death syndrome” was affecting crops around central Illinois.
With the beginning of the fall sports season, public scrimmages are being planned for many area athletic teams in the coming days.
Glennis Irene Eyler, 86, of Monmouth, Illinois, passed away at 1:05 a.m., Thursday, August 21, 2014 at her home after a brief illness.
Mark D. Pierce, 51, of Galesburg, Illinois died at 5:52 p.m. Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria, Illinois.
Barbara Joan (Teel) Johnson, 79, passed away on Wednesday August 20, 2014 at 12:58 a.m. at the Knox County Nursing Home in Knoxville IL after a 4-year battle with cancer.